Duffany testifies on Affordable Homes Act
HBRAMA President Michael Duffany recently testified at the State House on Governor Healey’s omnibus housing legislation, House Bill No. 4138, the Affordable Homes Act.
Brem appointed to Commission on Unlocking Housing Production
HBRAMA Immediate Past President Jeffery Brem has been appointed by Governor Healey to serve on the Commission on Unlocking Housing Production.
Lt. Gov. Driscoll Addresses Builders
Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll recently addressed the members of the Home Builders and Remodelers Association at its Annual Installation and Awards Banquet held at the Sea Crest Beach Resort in North Falmouth.
HBRAMA Urges Support For Small House Lots
Arguing that Massachusetts needs to create smaller house lots that will enable builders to produce more attainable single-family homes, HBRAMA Government Affairs Chair Rob Brennan and HBRAMA Vice President Susan Kadilak testified recently before the Legislature’s Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government in support of House Bill No. 3895, An Act relative to allowing redivision of merger lots in municipalities adopting net zero code.
Landmark Study on Net Zero Energy Code & Housing Affordability
Massachusetts must take bolder steps to solve the housing affordability crisis while simultaneously counteracting climate change, including new policies to rapidly boost construction of more energy-efficient, planet-friendly homes without pricing out the next generation of homebuyers. . .
List of Towns Adopting Specialized Code Grows
As of December 5, 2023, 29 cities and towns have adopted the Municipal Opt-in Specialized Energy Code by local legislative action.
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